November 21, 2008
P-Vine Records PVDV-47
The Occurrence Of Slope – Steve Jansen’s live performance in Tokyo Feb 29th 2008 – filmed in high definition.
The DVD (in NTSC format only!) contains the full concert plus very attarctive bonus videos The live content includes previously unreleased music as well as a live interpretation of music written for Shoko Ise’s Swimming In Qualia exhibit. The extra features include exclusive, unreleased collaborative works by Jansen & Ise – 4 film shorts with looped playback.
The stunning artwork was designed by Shoko Ise.
Steve Jansen (drums, keyboards, computer programming, string arrangements)
Keigo Oyamada (guitars)
Masakatsu Takagi (piano, keyboards)
String Quartet lead by Seigen Tokuzawa
vocalists featured on screen are:
Joan Wasser (Joan as Policewoman)
Tracklist of the Slope performance:
- Prelude (opening music)
- Cancelled Pieces
- December Train
- Sow The Salt
- Gap Of Cloud
- Playground Martyrs (David Sylvian on videos screen)
- A Way Of Disappearing
- Ballad Of A Deadman (David Sylvian and Joan Wasser on videos screen)
- Conversation Over
- Life Moves On
- Playground Martyrs (reprise)
Just for the version of Playground Martyrs (reprise) by Nina Kinert (known for her magnificant album Beast), I would buy this dvd. Breath taking vocals and a stunning video on screen.